The Sim Street Journal june 2013
RELEVANCE OF SECOND TO FIRST LIFE
• successful enterprise purpose
• musical renaissance
• critics and cultural perspectives
Examine what virtual commerce and culture reveal about real life. As a bridge from in-world to out, SSJ represents the achievers, sectors, trends, psychology, and impact of those mingling within this first truly international exchange.
Explore what it means to have both a first and virtual life, and how they enhance one another.
(Please see the in-world release for more photographs and articles, also available on MARKETPLACE)
in-world to out
“Finding Purpose in the Virtual World” by Eleanor Medier
Experienced avatars from many sectors discuss how careers in a second life affect their real life ones.
“Music Renaissance” by Eleanor Medier
The music industry displays one of the most fluid interplays between various worlds and views.
critic’s choice: artist
“Blindboink Parham Preserves Legends” by Heavy Writer
Combining a career of performing and teaching works well when including SL as a way to expand.
critic’s choice: venue
“Crossing Culture” by Kalanite Bluestar
A collaboration of many creatives, this venue offers an array of arts activities and community.
“Moody’s Musical Musings” by Throughthesewalls Moody
preview of upcoming column.
the aesthete & the amateur
“University of Western Australia 3D Art Challenges” by Eleanor Medier & Heavy Writer
Review by fictitious critics—one educated and the other not—a contrast of viewpoints.
Published in monthly in complimentary versions: on-line and in-world.
(Note: please see the in-world magazine or download Sim Street Journal June 2013 for more photographs.)
Contributions are encouraged if they cover topics relevant to the real world readers.
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